Thinkathon 2020 | ThinkYoung

Updated: Jun 12, 2020

24-hour Thinkathon: Vancouver/Madrid - Smart and Fast Expanding Cities

Technological advancements and tools linked to smart cities including big data, the Internet of things (IoT), connected sensors, information & communication technologies (ICT) and cognitive computing all have the potential to create significant benefits in the way cities function. We have the opportunity to better plan, interact, manage resources and tackle complex challenges, from governance and the environment to quality of life and education. By using modern technology we can create innovations that affect individuals, communities and businesses alike.

Connect with driven young people from Europe and Canada and develop ideas for our future on the topic of "Fast & Expanding Cities"! Discuss how technological advancements are changing our understanding of cities and living together! How can we use digitality to build an inclusive society? 

Your opinion matters! All outcomes will be shared with European and Canadian policymakers to make sure your voice is heard.


Dates: June 8-12, 2020

Funded by: European Commission

Partners: ThinkYoung, Goethe-Institut, Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi NDG,

Supporting Partners: Printemps Numérique, AHKWESAHSNE - Board of Education

Sponsors: Agorize, Karibu

Promotion and Recruitment Partner: ianusGroup, eurodesk, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Canada, YouthProAktiv

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